Jake Thompson Joins Sam Villa Team

By Lauren Quick | 02/25/2014 1:38:00 PM


The Sam Villa team just announced that top editorial stylist and educator Jake Thompson will be joining them to fuel editorial and education for the brand.

click image to zoom "Jake's done 21 NAHA shoots, and his work is regularly featured in the press," Villa says. "He has an expertise and creative eye that enhances our brand, and we're really excited to share it with stylists."

Thompson, who co-owns Lunatic Fringe Salon in Sugarhouse, Utah, creates collections at his studio in downtown Salt Lake City. He's inspired by underground fashion magazines, art books, independent designers, peers, Alexander McQueen, music and more. 

"My life's journey is to inspire and create," Thompson says. "Joining the Sam Villa team enables me to share on a much bigger level. I'm looking forward to bringing editorial expertise and the avant-garde aesthetic to hairdressers."

To learn more about Thompson, visit www.jakethompsonhair.com.







Lauren Quick, Assistant Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair

Lauren has been Assistant Editor since January 2014. Lauren attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism and is an avid Tigers fan. Her emphasis area was magazine journalism, specifically editing, and she obtained minors in sociology and Spanish. Lauren was a department and web editor for Vox magazine and a reporter for the Columbia Missourian newspaper before she worked at Modern Salon.

She grew up in Springfield, Mo., and now lives in the Chicago area with her wheaten terrier, Lucy. You can e-mail Lauren at lquick@vancepublishing.com or connect on Google+.


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